Bangkok is a super family-friendly city–is it any surprise many of its hotels are family oriented? With so many fantastic options (if you haven’t heard, Thai service unparalleled), you’ll grow old before you’re through researching hotels. To make sure you’re able to enjoy holidaying with your kids while they’re still young, we’ve cut that list down significantly to only include the best of the best family hotels in Bangkok.
The best family hotels in Bangkok
Kids stay free at this Bangkok family hotel
Up to 4 kids, aged 12 and under, can stay free at the hotel. This includes all meals if you can believe it or not! There are lots of experiences created especially for children to enjoy at the Holiday Inn Bangkok. Take the Playstations and bunk beds that await young guests in their family suite bedrooms for example.
As a frequented hotel among families, you’ll see plenty of other families and their kids splashing about in the outdoor pool or traversing monkey bars in the playground. It’s always nice to be in the company of other parents, especially when kids find good playmates.
For more fun spots for the kids, head over to Lumpini Park, Kidzania or Ocean World–all close by the hotel.
Budget-friendly and child-friendly
While it’s the cheapest hotel on our list, the Ibis Bangkok Riverside Hotel doesn’t skimp on service. Kids are front and centre when it comes to services offered. These include a children’s room service menu, Xbox provided in rooms and bunk beds for a fun sleepover atmosphere. The child-friendly touch extends to hotel amenities which include a kid’s pool and playground.
On top of the nightly rate being cheap, kids under 4 stay for free in any room and are given an extra bed! Family rooms are the best option for those with more than one child.
Super-spacious room at this Bangkok family hotel
A cute purple elephant, kid’s dressing gown and slippers, and activity book is what’s included in the welcome pack for children at family-friendly Sukosol Bangkok. The welcome pack is available for children staying in a Family Room. The Family Room is super-spacious, with 2 queen beds, suited for 2 adults and 2 children.
Your children will most certainly be entertained, though what of other practicalities? We’ve already mentioned sleeping arrangements, though it bears mentioning Family Rooms are 54 square metres as kids can run around while giving parents enough space to relax. Parents can request a professional babysitter should they want more space, however.
And the award for most considerate hotel goes to…
The considerate nature of the Novotel Bangkok Platinum hotel is shown in the extent of the complimentary services offered. No need to worry about this hotel getting your child’s sleeping arrangements right. Your child’s rollaway bed or crib will be in your room, bedding turned down, at no extra charge. What’s more is kids under the age of 16 stay for free with their parents. They also eat on the house if parents room rate is inclusive of breakfast.
Kids and parents alike will look forward to time in the kid’s zone. While parents slip to the spa for a bit their kids can enjoy playing in the amazing ball pit! And, with a blackboard wall, your little startup whizzes will be able to continue planning their latest lemonaid stand venture.
Kids will develop a taste for luxury
With a kids pool and kids’ club, little ones will take after their luxury-loving parents and enjoy the resort’s fine amenities. There are a variety of dining options, from local to international so that every type of eater, from the picky to adventurous, will find what they’re looking for at the Anantara Riverside.
For where to sleep, suites are the best choice as they’ve got plenty of extra room and also video games. The Family Suite fits 3 adults and 1 child while other suites accommodate 2 adults and 1 child. Babysitters are available upon request.
Luxury isn’t sacrificed for kid friendliness at this Bangkok family hotel
While there’s no children’s pool or kids’ club, there’s so much more in terms of tailored experiences for children at The Peninsula Bangkok. Activities offered to young guests as part of the Peninsula Kids’ Academy include painting and cooking. Travelling with young children? Request kids’ toiletry kits and stock up on diapers, and know that all rooms have large tubs–great for bath-time.
All rooms have views out onto the Chao Phraya River. Deluxe Rooms accommodate 2 adults and 1 child. For larger families, opt for a suite which has two bedrooms and a living room. Plus, if you stay in a suite, the staff will set up an in-room tent with balloons so that your kids will experience camping indoors!
You’ll enjoy the dining experiences offered as there are four restaurants at the illustrious hotel. Babysitting services are available though if you want to visit the awesome rooftop bars in Bangkok, starting with Sky Bar at Lebua at State Tower, located right across from the Peninsula.
Fun cultural activities await kids
Hair braiding, crafts and cooking lessons are activities that spring to mind when thinking of what cultural experiences kids can enjoy on a resort-style holiday in Thailand. The hotel’s Kids’ Club is small but offers coral painting and necklace making and is good for younger kids. The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok also offers a supervised programme of pool activities for kids and Thai cooking classes for both kids and adults.
Services and amenities offered for children include babysitting, cribs, baby bathtubs, baby toiletries. Families with more than one child ought to book a suite which fits between 4-5 guests.